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|Family: Geraniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Erodium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Erodium botrys (Cav.) Bertol.
Habit: Annual. Stem: prostrate to ascending, 1--9 dm, short-hairy. Leaf: lobed to dissected; lobes +- 8--10 mm wide; lower leaves 3--15 cm; blade +- = petiole, ovate to oblong in outline, glabrous to sparsely puberulent, veins short-appressed-hairy. Flower: sepals 10--13 mm, tip bristly; petals +- > sepals, pink. Fruit: body 8--11 mm, pits 0 or transversely narrow and inconspicuous, subtended by (2)3--4 glabrous ridges; style column 5--12 cm. Chromosomes: 2n=40, 60.
Ecology: Dry, open or disturbed sites; Elevation: < 1000 m. Bioregional Distribution: CA-FP; Distribution Outside California: native to southern Europe. Flowering Time: Mar--Jul
eFlora Treatment Author: Carlos Aedo & Carmen Navarro
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Erodium
Next taxon: Erodium brachycarpum
Citation for this treatment: Carlos Aedo & Carmen Navarro 2016. Erodium botrys, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=25037, accessed on February 11, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 11, 2016.